Administration - Receptionist

Activity Summary:

Be a part of creating a welcoming environment to guests of The Salvation Army!

The Receptionist will perform office tasks supporting a variety of programs at Des Plaines Corps. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Answering the phone and transferring calls as needed
  • Greeting and assisting individuals entering our facility
  • Provide information about services available to potential clients
  • Other office duties as needed

A Receptionist volunteer is needed for approximately 10 hours a week. Volunteer hours are available Monday-Friday from 9:30am to 4:00pm.


  • 18 years or older
  • Reliable, professional and hard working
  • Ability to show kindness and compassion to everyone
  • Pass initial screening process, including a background check
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus


Alcohol, drugs, and smoking are not permitted at any Salvation Army facilities or volunteer sites.

Pants/shorts and a shirt with sleeves must cover the waist and fit comfortably. Transparent and tight-fitting clothes are not permitted. For your safety, closed toe shoes are required.

For your safety and the safety of others, you need to bring and wear a personal face covering over your nose and mouth while volunteering. You will also complete a brief health screening prior to volunteering.

Off-street parking is available.

If this volunteer opportunity seems like a match for your experience, skills, and interests, please click + Sign Up below, or the Fill in an Application button.

For additional questions, please contact Isela Guzman at (847) 981-9111.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with The Salvation Army!

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check